Charles D. Fulhage, 61, long-time University of Missouri (MU) professor of agricultural engineering, died Feb. 26 following a recent car crash.

“He was a great colleague and an outstanding professional engineer,” says Jinglu Tan, director of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Division of Food Systems and Bioengineering, where Fulhage worked.

Fulhage received advanced degrees in agricultural engineering from MU. He began working there as a graduate student and went on to become a professor. “He was here for about 40 years,” says Tan. “He spent his entire career here.”

Fulhage was a state livestock management specialist who helped producers develop and implement manure management programs. He also worked with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Environmental Protection Agency to develop regulations and standards.